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Ten sailors missing from USS John S. McCain after collision
Mitchell's $202K waterslide one formality away from reality
Gift boosts Dakota State's cybersecurity program
SD officials seek patience from struggling region ambulance services
Sanford awarded grant to study Native American, rural health
Move over Ticketmaster: Amazon in talks to offer event ticketing in U.S.
Google is said to work on news product competing with Snapchat
Americans keep crushing it with their 401(k)s
Can melted cheese be Chipotle's savior?
Sony inks deal to sell PlayStation Vue internet TV service through small cable operators
Truckers, hay wanted to help aid drought-stricken livestock producers in region
Weather, ag economy play role in lower Dakotafest attendance
Wheat falls to contract lows on fund selling; soy gains
Wisconsin officials act to help Northern Plains drought
2 agriculture groups in Dakotas to vote on merger
State amateur baseball tournament brings in $54K
Experienced Kernels ready for new season
Players stepping into new roles for DWU volleyball team
Sano to DL with shin injury; Kennys Vargas likely to be called up
Kernels swept against Brandon Valley
Award-winning ‘Over the Ocean’ is first-rate read
KIRK: Gratitude for the little country things
Fulton sisters celebrate 10 years of bow rehairing, restoration business
ACT’s ‘Mary Poppins’ wows audiences with vocals, dance scenes
Saddle making: Hobby turned full-time career
You're only as strong as your weakest LinkedIn profile
Love is an untidy, long story
Trump terrible, but Democrats impotent
Gazpacho refreshes on a summer day
LETTER: A plan for removing the Robert E. Lee Sculpture
South Dakota graduate student conducts fox study
Wiltz: Good outdoorsmen have to be on their game
South Dakota researcher study fish density
Wiltz: Chasing the thrill of hunting boars
Wiltz: A legendary bungled archery hunt
James and Karen Geppert
June 15, 2017
The surprising number of American adults who think chocolate milk comes from brown cows
Seven percent of all American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows, according to a nationally representative online survey...
June 15, 2017 - 3:39pm
May 1, 2017
Cold, damp weather keeps dairyman out of the field
SLAYTON, Minn. — Dave Schwartz planted oats and about 210 acres of corn before stopping to avoid germination problems. "Our agronomist...
May 1, 2017 - 6:00am
April 25, 2017
SD ranchers loss nearly $100 per cow in 2016
KIMBALL — After losing nearly $100 per cow, one Brule County rancher has become disheartened with the industry. "You can't control the...
April 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
October 20, 2015
OPINION: Can you hear me honking?
Last week the hubs and I moved our cows home in order to vaccinate and pregnancy check them. Cow-moving day was on a Monday, which means something has to give and this time it was me. If ranch work on a Monday involves cows, no Monday is without some sort of dilemma. On the...
October 20, 2015 - 10:53am
September 24, 2015
Crop residue: A valuable resource for providing opportunities
Whether you're a diversified beef producer or a crop-only producer, my information should interest you. I have stated many times that one of my favorite times of the year is when cows are weaned and out grazing cornstalks. At this time, cows are very content. They do not have a...
September 24, 2015 - 8:43am
June 7, 2015
Cowdiction: Obsessed with the herd
When cows are the mainstay of a family's life and income it's easy to get carried away with managing a herd. Spending time with cows can become an addiction. A cow herd to a family ranch is the equivalent of what horses and domestic pets are to cat, dog, and horse lovers.
June 7, 2015 - 9:21pm
March 8, 2015
KIRK: A dozen lessons, as taught by momma cows
No matter how much we think they know about our cows, calving time always reveals another perspective about a cow's disposition. Here are a few things I picked up from observing mother cows. 1. If you don't want anyone to know what you're up to, act normal. Some cows don't show...
March 8, 2015 - 4:33pm
May 18, 2014
AMY KIRK: The two-week long branding day
Just because we got our calves branded recently doesn't mean we're done branding. We have to mull the day over for a couple more weeks and analyze...
May 18, 2014 - 8:41pm
May 6, 2014
Livestock profitability up slightly in state
Profitability for livestock producers went up in 2013 compared to the year before, according to the annual findings of the Farm and Ranch Business Management Program at Mitchell Technical Institute. The average cow-calf farmer had a profit of $36.63 per cow in 2013. That same category...
May 6, 2014 - 6:45pm
November 7, 2013
UPDATE: Cattle trapped in tipped trailer on I-90
Approximately nine cattle died, but no people were injured in an early morning accident on Interstate 90. Davison County Sheriff’s Deputy...
November 7, 2013 - 10:44am
December 8, 2011
Dairy battle divides Hanson County
FULTON -- One of the largest dairies in South Dakota may soon be located in largely rural Hanson County, bringing tax dollars, jobs and a multi-million-dollar...
December 8, 2011 - 6:43am